Fire en Rescuing the rescuers <div class="field-deck"> Department-managed support programs are helping first responders address mental health concerns </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Department-managed support programs are helping first responders address mental health concerns.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Emergency Management Fire Health & Welfare Law Enforcement Fri, 30 Mar 2018 18:05:00 +0000 81431 at American City & County's 2017 Crown Communities Awards <div class="node-body article-body">Each year American City & County honors new impactful and innovative public projects that communities across the nation completed with the Crown Community awards. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Economic Development Green Building Fire GIS & GPS Housing Law Enforcement Bonus Content Wed, 03 Jan 2018 17:09:00 +0000 80561 at California wildfires spark issues of bilingual emergency communications <div class="node-body article-body">As wildfires continue to sweep across California, issues concerning emergency communications with the Spanish-speaking population have surfaced.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Emergency Management Fire Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:47:00 +0000 80491 at <p>Wildfire in Ojai, Calif. on Dec. 6. Image via <a href="">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> As California smolders, Tennessee city officials rebuild from 2016 wildfire, get new alert system <div class="node-body article-body">As California battles its wildfires, Gatlinburg, Tenn. officials are still picking up the pieces from the devastating blaze they faced almost a year ago.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire Fire Fri, 20 Oct 2017 21:24:00 +0000 79961 at <p>Downtown Gatlinburg, Tenn. Image via <a href=",_Tennessee.JPG">WIkimedia Commons</a>.</p> Fire authorities exhaust resources to combat California wildfires <div class="node-body article-body">Local fire authorities across California have designated numerous firefighters and equipment for combating the massive wildfires raging across the California wine country.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire Wed, 11 Oct 2017 20:25:00 +0000 79871 at <p>Smoke from the California wildfires, as captured by the Copernicus Sentinel-3A satellite. Image via Wikimedia Commons.</p> Post-New Year, cities crack down on fireworks, celebratory gunfire <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Many cities, including Montgomery, Ala., issued advisories about fireworks before the holiday, per;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Richland, Wash. is considering banning all fireworks, the Tri-City Herald reports.&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:42:00 +0000 75471 at <p>The IllumiNations: Reflections of Earth fireworks show at Epcot at Walt Disney World. Image via <a href="">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Burned Oakland warehouse received complaints for years; officials disagree on how to proceed <div class="node-body article-body">For years, Oakland, Calif. officials had fielded complaints about the warehouse in which a deadly fire killed over 36 in early December. Now, question of accountability linger in the city as officials disagree on how to proceed.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire Fri, 16 Dec 2016 18:01:00 +0000 74991 at <p>The Oakland Ghost Ship fire on the morning of Dec.&nbsp;3. Image via <a href="">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Governments across Tennessee respond to deadly Gatlinburg wildfire <div class="node-body article-body">City, county and state employees in Tennessee have banded together to respond to the raging wildfires in Gatlinburg, Tenn. that have so far damaged hundreds of buildings and caused three deaths. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:13:00 +0000 74761 at <p>Downtown Gatlinburg, Tenn. Image via <a href=",_Tennessee.JPG">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> California wildfire becomes most expensive in U.S. history <div class="node-body article-body">The Soberanes Fire, which has burned over 132,069 acres by Monterey County, Calif., has cost $235 million to fight.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire Mon, 03 Oct 2016 19:19:00 +0000 73601 at <p>Burnout operations being carried out on the eastern rim of the&nbsp;Soberanes&nbsp;Fire on Sept. 17. Image via <a href="">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Playing with fire <div class="node-body blog-body">Four new firefighters have been accused of calling in fake emergencies to local police so that they could savor the excitement of riding in fire trucks.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fire Governments&#039; Lighter Side Thu, 19 May 2016 20:39:00 +0000 71291 at <p>Image via <a href="">Wikimedia&nbsp;Commons</a>.</p>